The Opportunity We are looking for an experienced Senior Microsoft Systems Administrator to join our Infrastructure team.
Reporting to the IT Infrastructure Lead, the Senior Microsoft Systems Administrator will work as part of the Infrastructure Team to manage, maintain and scale our internal and external Microsoft Infrastructure services.
Featurespace operates a heterogeneous technology environment. The successful candidate will require a wide range of skills, knowledge & experience to help Featurespace operate to a high standard and enable Featurespace to scale globally.
This role would be responsible for driving our Microsoft infrastructure forward. This includes taking part in activities via the ticketing systems, system operations activities (capacity management and planning, upgrades and security related tasks), and participation in projects to deliver to time critical deadlines
Day to Day
As a company we hire people with a willingness to adapt to a variable role, so along with the responsibilities below, we ask for ownership of any other duties as required.
Configuring internal and production systems to meet best practice, policy and contractual requirements for information/IT security
Information/IT security monitoring, auditing and reporting
Managing storage and access of sensitive data
Assisting with general systems administration as require
Strong knowledge of all aspects of Windows Server technology including installation, troubleshooting, and maintenance
Strong knowledge of the following Windows services and application servers: ADFS, DNS, DHCP, NTP, and Print
Knowledge of Hyper-V administration, monitoring, high availability, and clustering
Experience with managing Windows updates using WSUS or equivalent systems
Best practice and architectural knowledge of Microsoft Azure and Active Directory
Experience managing services with cloud providers such as Microsoft 365, Azure, and AWS
Experience implementing and scaling backup solutions including developing or enhancing enterprise disaster recovery strategies
Implementation and administration of deployment solutions such as System Center Configuration Manager
Experience of automation and advanced level scripting with PowerShell
Exposure to networking and wireless infrastructure
Knowledge of Visio and experience creating architecture diagrams
Keep abreast of emerging technologies and approaches
Experience working in a PCI DSS (or equivalent) compliant environment
Nice to haves
Microsoft Power BI experience
Microsoft SharePoint administration experience
Knowledge of integration of common of Multi-factor authentication solutions
Familiarity with Ubuntu and/or CentOS operating systems
Familiarity with Python programming language
Experience with Linux/AD Integration using sssd
Prior experience in Financial / Fintech industry
The work is often challenging and fast paced. We are looking for someone who has the following qualities:
Ability to build relationships and liaise successfully with other team
A strong advocate for automation and simplification
Must be able to manage project work, and prioratise effectively
Good written and verbal communication, and numerical skills
A demonstrated flexibility, dynamic, ambitious and 'can do' attitude
A demonstrated ability to work calmly and methodically under pressure, including when diagnosing and resolving problems
Able to take ownership of support issues and progress through to resolution
A passion to work with one of the fastest growing fraud prevention technologies in the world
And most importantly, a small-company attitude: willingness to adapt to a variable role and a great can-do attitude.
Salary & Benefits
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